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Pictures are all taken during the course of my activities such as paddling, surfing, hiking, mountain biking, snorkeling, kayaking, stand-up paddling, rock climbing, archery, skeet shooting, and soon diving - due to my schedule, some postings are done in advanced and posted automatically by blogger on the dates specified. If you have any suggestions, comments, etc for photos you would like me to take, do not hesitate to let me know - enjoy and thanks for stoppin by - Live, Love, Laugh and share the ALOHA!

Friday, April 28, 2006

Two Hands

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This 1997 bronze sculture, titled "Rainbow," was done by artist Shige Yamada for the University of Hawai'i Athletics and is located on the side of the Stan Sheriff Athletic Center. The hands and ball represent cooperation and teamwork while the rainbow colors symbolize the University's former nickname - "rainbows." There's actually more story behind this nickname since the University decided to change it to the "Warriors" but I will end it here.


Blogger Marieta said...

my meercats was ONLY playing :-)
You were brave to take this womans picture - I would think she might be upset if she saw you snapping at her!

Friday, April 28, 2006 at 3:42:00 AM HST  
Blogger Kala said...

Thats a good point. On this night that the photo was taken, they were so brazen and aggressive with solicitation to passer bys I don't know if they would have cared if a police officer was standing in front of them. This was about 12:30 AM.

Friday, April 28, 2006 at 4:14:00 AM HST  
Anonymous pixibition said...

great street shot...not see so often...kinda funny the police station is around there:-P btw have a nice weekend:-)

Friday, April 28, 2006 at 4:42:00 AM HST  
Blogger Kala said...

The image was perhaps one of the more interesting responses I got and on the one hand as we were talking about this, my friend said it was good to bring awareness to these issues and keep the post from a social workers point of view and I agree to a certain extent since I've worked at the police department as well before returning to graduate school, but I decided to remove it in place of a more "neutral" image...
Hope ppl enjoy this one a little more.

Friday, April 28, 2006 at 9:58:00 PM HST  
Blogger Edwin Sumun said...

Welcome to the Daily Photo family! It doesn't matter how cheap the camera is, what matters is what we get from them. And your shots are lovely.


Friday, April 28, 2006 at 10:51:00 PM HST  
Blogger Kris said...

tell us in full next time, now I only know half way ...lol !!

Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 2:07:00 AM HST  
Blogger Nicola said...

Interesting sculptures! Especially with the information going with it. Would be interested in the full story as well :).

Sunday, April 30, 2006 at 12:29:00 AM HST  
Anonymous pixibition said...

cool looking scluptures, also has a great meaning...nice capture:-)

Sunday, April 30, 2006 at 3:53:00 PM HST  

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